Beam me up!

by pdtnc
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Photo Info
UploadedSeptember 29, 2008
TakenSeptember 27, 2008
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Exposure71 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length11 mm
ISO400
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

The pretty amazing open ventilation shaft in this disused railway tunnel in Gildersome, West Yorkshire.

Nearly a mile in to this point and the first source of natural light in about 3 hours underground... we totaled about 4 full hours in the darkness carefully picking our footings as we were walking through thick wellington deep orange mud and water for the most of it.

Well worth the pilgrimage as not many will have stood here since the tunnel was closed in 1966!

16 responses

  • Robert Armstrong

    Robert Armstrong (Deleted) gave props (29 Sep 2008):

    Absolutely fantastic! Love this shot!

  • Eric Finster

    Eric Finster (Deleted) gave props (29 Sep 2008):

    Awesome "Xfiles" image.

  • Mary Ann Lewis

    Mary Ann Lewis gave props (30 Sep 2008):

    Excellent in every way!

  • Michel González Brun

    Michel González Brun said (30 Sep 2008):

    quite the trek for this shot and I agree, totally worth though I can't say that I'd survive down there!!! Bravo mate on the hard work!

  • Stephan Sachs

    Stephan Sachs gave props (2 Oct 2008):

    AWESOME! can't believe what locations there are...

  • aerociro

    aerociro said (3 Oct 2008):

    i dont rmeember your name girl! but i have to say this series is one of the best adventures i ever see in a person who i have a minimal contact. is simply amazing that you have ben there,
    love this photo.

  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz gave props (3 Oct 2008):

    this is the best...ever...

  • Arla Ruggles

    Arla Ruggles gave props (5 Oct 2008):

    Super image! Has sort of a "Lord Of The Rings" feeling to it. Great job!

  • David C. Kennedy

    David C. Kennedy said (6 Oct 2008):

    Wow! Awesome shot and cool story to go with it. You really had to work hard for this one and I have to say it was worth it!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (8 Oct 2008):

    Excellent in every way!!!

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (2 Nov 2008):

    Excellent work!! Spectacular image!!!

  • Troy Snow

    Troy Snow said (3 Nov 2008):

    Absolutely beautiful shot, and great description!

  • Teresa

    Teresa gave props (14 Nov 2008):

    This is fabulous.

  • Angel Foice

    Angel Foice gave props (14 Nov 2008):

    bahah nice.

  • Zbigniew Markowski

    Zbigniew Markowski gave props (1 Nov 2009):

    looks like spaceship.

  • Ope O

    Ope O gave props (2 Feb 2010):

    wow, good shot

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